Amelia Myra Hancock, a beloved daughter and cherished friend to many, passed away on August 7, 2023, in Norfolk, Virginia. She was born on March 24,1993, in Germany. Amelia lived a remarkable life filled with love, compassion, and an unwavering dedication to helping others.
Throughout her journey, Amelia actively engaged in her community, dedicating countless hours to volunteer work. Her selflessness knew no bounds, as she consistently lent a helping hand to those in need, whether it be within her neighborhood or even within her own home. Amelia’s caring nature extended to anyone and everyone special to her, leaving an indelible mark on the hearts of all who knew her.
Amelia’s deep-rooted connection with St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children was evident through her 18-year residency at the institution. She found solace and purpose in being a member of this remarkable community, where she shared her vibrant spirit and inspired those around her.
Education was a priority for Amelia, and she achieved her goal of completing her schooling and obtaining her High School Diploma. Her determination and drive served as an inspiration to others, showcasing the importance of lifelong learning and personal growth.
Amelia leaves behind her loving parents, who will forever hold her memory close to their hearts. She will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her and witnessing her immense capacity for love and generosity.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations to be made to St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children, a cause that was near and dear to Amelia’s heart. By supporting this organization, we can continue to honor her legacy of compassion and ensure that her impact lives on. To make a contribution please click HERE.
Though Amelia may no longer be physically present, her spirit will forever guide and inspire us to be better, kinder, and more compassionate individuals. Her life serves as a reminder that every act of kindness, no matter how small, has the power to make a profound difference in the lives of others. May her memory be a blessing to all who knew her, and may we continue to carry her light within our hearts.